# Eric Babson

Professor

Algebraic and topological combinatorics

Ph.D.,1993,Massachusetts Institute of Technology,CambridgeWeb Page: http://www.math.ucdavis.edu/~babson/

Email: babson@math.ucdavis.edu

Office: MSB 2109

Current Courses: MAT 16A, MAT 127C, MAT 201A

Office Hours: M 3-6

Phone: 530-754-0306

### Research

- Algebraic and topological combinatorics
- Moduli representations of path algebras
- Random simplicial complexes
- Presheaves on finite categories as a generalization of graphs

### Selected Publications

- E. Babson, C. Hoffman, M. Kahle, "The fundamental group of random 2-complexes,"
*preprint*, 2008, arXiv0711.2704.pdf. - E. Babson, B. Huisgen-Zimmermann, R. Thomas, "Moduli spaces of graded representations of finite dimensional algebras,"
*Algebra and its applications*,**7-27**, "Contemp. Math. 419,"*Amer. Math. Soc.*, Providence, RI, 2006. (Reviewer Jon Eivind Vatne). Math Sci Net abstract. - E. Babson, P. Gunnells, R. Scott. "Geometry of the tetrahedron space,"
*Adv. Math*,**204**(1): 176-203, 2006, arXiv0208119. - E. Babson. "Reconstructing Metric Trees from Order Information on Triples is NP Complete,"
*preprint*, 2006, arXiv0603116.

### Honors and Awards

- Institute of Mittag-Leffler member, 2005
- Institute for Advances Study member, 1997-1998
- Mathematical Sciences Research Institute member, 1996-1997
- N.S.F. Postdoctoral Fellow, 1994-1997
- Institut Mittag-Leffler member, 1992
- Sloan Graduate Fellow, 1991-1992
- N.S.F. Graduate Fellow, 1988-1991

*Last updated: 2009-06-24*